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Forum: Form Analysis/Critique 01-22-2014, 11:17 AM
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Views: 628
Posted By tcblank
Looks to me like a good shot for accuracy. Are...

Looks to me like a good shot for accuracy. Are you specifically looking for a wide open distance shot with that throw? Because if you are then that was not the mechanics for it. But since it went in...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 01-21-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,771
Posted By tcblank
For distance, I find that grip isn't that huge of...

For distance, I find that grip isn't that huge of a thing. I've hit roughly the same distance with all the various power grips and even fan grips. I just get a nice grip, without it being way to hard...
Forum: Form Analysis/Critique 01-21-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,439
Posted By tcblank
While you are moving with a little more force and...

While you are moving with a little more force and start a bit more coiled with the throw, you are doing the same movements I mentioned previously.

First improvement would be to get your gut out of...
Forum: Form Analysis/Critique 01-14-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,612
Posted By tcblank
As for the hopping and compression, going to have...

As for the hopping and compression, going to have to agree with iacas here. The initial hop the pro's use isn't to build energy for the throwing movement, it's to build energy for the coiling...
Forum: Form Analysis/Critique 01-14-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,439
Posted By tcblank
To me it looks like the OP is arming it the...

To me it looks like the OP is arming it the entire way. He turns his body, but doesn't actually use any of the coiled energy in his throw. All I see is a chest height, arm swing from far back to...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 01-14-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,678
Posted By tcblank
Another thing I have found when going for...

Another thing I have found when going for distance, don't worry as much about accuracy right now. Too many people want to keep their face and eyes in the direction of where they want to throw. It...
Forum: Discs 01-09-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 12,850
Posted By tcblank
Wow, seems a lot of hate in here for various...

Wow, seems a lot of hate in here for various molds. Personally I haven't ran into a disc mold I couldn't throw. Now there is plastic I don't like. Anything that gets beat so fast as to basically make...
Forum: Discs 11-25-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,398
Posted By tcblank
Finally picked up the Jun to give it a try....

Finally picked up the Jun to give it a try. Didn't really need another disc, but the Engrish about this disc going through trees was funny enough to get me to buy one :)

Haven't had a chance to...
Forum: Discs 11-08-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,566
Posted By tcblank
Nuke OS is the most overstable disc I have ever...

Nuke OS is the most overstable disc I have ever thrown. That being said, I use such a disc for very specific purposes and not for max distance at all.

I use it for thumbers for one where I want a...
Forum: Discs 10-31-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,987
Posted By tcblank
For me it would be the following... 1) Max...

For me it would be the following...

1) Max weight good plastic mid. I like my 180g star coyote for this. I can use it as a mid or a putter even. Being very stable I can use it to shape just about...
Forum: Disc Dyeing 10-31-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,549
Posted By tcblank
Hint, if you can't change the gun to a disc, put...

Hint, if you can't change the gun to a disc, put some writing along the side of the gun that says, disc gun, and try to make the ammo "lines" in the magazine look more like discs somehow. Maybe add a...
Forum: Disc Dyeing 10-31-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,549
Posted By tcblank
Discstalker states they don't do copyright...

Discstalker states they don't do copyright materials. However, if you know how to do a bit of photoshop, you can change enough to make it your own under some of the creative exclusion clauses to...
Forum: Disc Dyeing 10-21-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,505
Posted By tcblank
Honestly, I don't know. The only translucent disc...

Honestly, I don't know. The only translucent disc I had done was a really light see-thru disc.They did try to inject a layer of white dye first before going over with color. I'm sure that helped...
Forum: Discs 10-21-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,981
Posted By tcblank
I have had a tournament plastic 175g boatman for...

I have had a tournament plastic 175g boatman for awhile now. I also have a Z predator (found disc). For shots I need an overstable disc I prefer the pred. It is far more overstable than the boatman I...
Forum: Discs 10-18-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,365
Posted By tcblank
I don't any of those so I have to abstain....

I don't any of those so I have to abstain....
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-18-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,079
Posted By tcblank
Well, I have forgotten them before and bought a...

Well, I have forgotten them before and bought a cheap pair before I got to the course. My problem yesterday was that I wasn't driving, since the transmission went out in my car the other day. So I...
Forum: General Disc Golf Chat 10-18-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,079
Posted By tcblank
Ever forget your shoes?

Had that happen yesterday. Got everything for my round of DG after work with the co-workers, but I forgot my shoes at the office for some stupid reason. So we went with what I had. My nice leather...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 10-16-2013, 10:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 827
Posted By tcblank
This is what I've noticed doing this with the arm...

This is what I've noticed doing this with the arm a bit looser and out. I get far more elbow strain doing it. I also get some bicep strain too.
Forum: Technique & Strategy 10-11-2013, 10:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,798
Posted By tcblank
A throw, is a throw, is a throw. When you are...

A throw, is a throw, is a throw. When you are trying to maximize distance with any throw, what I posted is the most relevant data when it comes to disc selection.

Now if you are trying to obtain...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 10-11-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,798
Posted By tcblank
Here is the deal, to maximize distance you want a...

Here is the deal, to maximize distance you want a disc that flies as straight as possible for as long as possible. This is going to be different for different people and how they throw. The more...
Forum: Technique & Strategy 10-10-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,018
Posted By tcblank
Soreness from muscle use is normal. Sharp or...

Soreness from muscle use is normal. Sharp or tearing pain would not be good.

The point of the backhand throw technique shown in the videos above is to minimize the use of muscles that aren't as...
Forum: Discs 10-10-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,670
Posted By tcblank
Don't see any for sale on Marshall street, but do...

Don't see any for sale on Marshall street, but do see some on Infinite. Was interested in picking up that Jun disc to try at least. However, I decided that no matter the disc I buy, I'm doing the...
Forum: Bags / Carts / Straps / Tags 10-04-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3,451
Views: 202,307
Posted By tcblank
Well if gorillaboy ever finds any winter/snow...

Well if gorillaboy ever finds any winter/snow camo or goes with that kryptek stuff let me know!
Forum: Technique & Strategy 10-04-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,018
Posted By tcblank
To learn a backhand for distance use this video. ...

To learn a backhand for distance use this video.

30cUNsWOYSI

This will get you going on a form for great distance from a teebox. You don't even have to be all that beefy to throw a disc really...
Forum: Bags / Carts / Straps / Tags 10-03-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 22,223
Posted By tcblank
I like it. I like whites, greys or cooler blues...

I like it. I like whites, greys or cooler blues with a black for contrast personally a lot. Personally the first good backpack that can be done in snow winter camo pattern with cordura like material...
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